Study Outline for the Monday, October 27 Unit 1 Exam

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Study Outline for the
Monday, October 27
Unit 1 Exam
Be able to discuss the important ideas
from things we’ve read:
Poem: “The Gift Outright” by Robert Frost
 “Columbus, the Indians and Human
Progress” - Chapter 1 from The People’s
History of the United States by Howard
Zinn
 Short stories: Native American
Origin/creation myths
 Book: The Way to Rainy Mountain by N.
Scott Momaday
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Vocabulary
Be able to define, identify the part of
speech, use it correctly in a sentence.
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honorific
introspection
retrospection
inauguration
patriarch
patriarchal
patrilineal
matriarch
 matriarchal
 matrilineal
 demographics
 Mottled
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Literary concepts
Be able to explain them and apply to things we’ve read.
Synopsis
 Biography
 Autobiography
 Memoir
 Autobiographical novel
 Semi-autobiographical novel
 Oral tradition
 Oral literature
 Prose
 Verse
Myth (including purposes of myth)
 Origin/creation myth
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Presentations and films
Be able relate and apply main ideas and important
information from these to our readings.
 Film:
Charles Kuralt’s Seasons of America
 Film: Winds Of Change: A Matter Of Promises
film
 Group presentations: Native American tribes
 Group presentations: Kiowa tribe, Ghost
Dance, Sun Dance, Tai Me and Native
American Civil Rights Movement
 Presentation: Devil’s Tower photos and
information
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